Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs


Water Ice Climb - Mount Baker Lower Coleman Seracs and Glacier

PLAY DATE for those interested in the Mountaineers Water Ice program.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Sat, Oct 28, 2017 — Sun, Oct 29, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Water Ice
  • Adults
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 5.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft

Meet at Heliotrope Ridge trail head at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday morning. We will aim to return to the trail head by 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Carpools arranged separately. 


Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs

  • USGS Mt Baker

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13SX

    Green Trails Mt Baker No. 13
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Ice tools
  • Ice screws (2-3)
  • Crampons
  • Harness with personal gear
  • Rope*
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • V-thread tool
  • Extra webbing, cord, 'biners for anchor building
  • Extra gloves
  • Overnight gear & supplies

*Not everyone will need a rope. We will sort this out as a group as we get closer.


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